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, over the years technology has done an all of lot for us as people. increased product activity, demom ties the information ax loves us to crush five pigs with only one bird. completely revolutionized cat transportation. why are you going? no, you are not? okay. okay. technology and its short comings is the subject of new reoccurring segment jon stewart uploads a stream -- i'd like to talk about reframing the segment. first off, robots. we know they are fighting our wars and boxing in place of hugh jackman -- [laughter] -- but did you know they are stealing our factory jobs. >> a friendly affordable chap named baxter. >> it's meant to go to a factory where they don't have robots at the moment and ordinary workers can train it to do simple tasks. >> jon: tasks so simple even a human can do them or at least a human used to do them. tell me where it gets creepy. >> baxter costs 22,000. how long does it last? >> three years. >> jon: that's a reasonable be. it's well-3 had the 46 an hour, the wages of the companies. >> that's not unreasonable comparison to make. >> you could buy one of thes
. >> that was a gm decision. companies have a responsibility to explore new technologies and do things with all the discussion about climate and environment. that was done in gm and it's a great vehicle. >> jon: right, right. so you are happy with the arrangement? >> yeah, they let us do it. >> jon: when you went in there, how difficult for you? you had not run a car company previously? [laughter] >> never. >> jon: you are the most genial guy that has run these companies. there's a bunch of guys there 20 years, 30 years, they've been working hard. you walk in and you've run a company but it's at&t. are they mad at you? are they mean to you? how do you get their trust, respect and enthusiasm? >> i asked what went wrong at gm. one of the answers was we didn't do anything wrong, the economy got us. it was interesting i said it didn't get a lot of other car companies, you know so why did it pick on us. >> jon: where did the meeting go from there? >> sort of downhill from there. [ laughter ] >> jon: right. what was your due diligence center field how long did you spend there gaining the information
that the postmaster general is so enthusiastic about the technology destroying his agency. you have to be an idiot to go to the post office now. basically just offered the tagline for e-mail. you can't beat free. [laughter] with these tape staples of amern life coming undone is isn't thee an organization rushing to embrace america. >> boy scout vote not to vote on the lifting the ban on gay members and leaders until may. they need more time to deliberate the policy. >> jon: may seem like an antiquated process but at least there's an executive board overseeing the decision. perhaps if they put it online -x,yy5 [cheers and applause] >> jon: welcome back. my guest tonight was the special inspector general in charge of oversight of the tarp program. currently a fellow at the new york university school you laugh his book is called "bailout." please welcome to the program neil barofsky. sir, how are you? thank you for joining us. [cheers and applause] have a seat. thank you for being here. >> thank you for having me. >> jon: first of all i'm range rix the book is called "bailout." i've read at least ten
a question mark. you got $1 million worth of technology just looking back at you like just like, "you got me, buddy! which is pretty amazing 'cause i have all the words. (laughter) yeah, and that doesn't look like any of 'em. i can't even make a guess that's so screwed up. what'd you like pass out and whack your head off the keyboard? please tell me you're not that stupid." all right. that's it for me. you guys were a lot of fun! thank you very much! captioning made possible by comedy central. captioned by mccaptioning services. captioning sponsored by comedy central from comedy central's world news headquarters in new new new yors is "the daily show" with jon stewart. ["daily show" theme song playing] [cheers and applause] >> welcome to "the daily show" tonight's guest is say big one. al gore will be joining u. his name interestingly enough an adagram for galore. that's meaningless. on the minds of everybody, illegal immigrants they are americans. all other countries are like america, how do you get your food so cheap and lawn so mowed. you must tell us your secret. [wis whispering] it's il
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